Tagged: Sensor

Hackathon@SG 2015

<strong>🕒 3 min read</strong> Once again, I attended another hackathon, Hackathon@SG 2015, held at ITE Central from 25th to 26th July 2015. Being the biggest hackathon ever held in Singapore, the main theme of the hackathon is about...

Verification using Fingerprint Sensor

<strong>🕒 5 min read</strong> Recently, I bought a fingerprint sensor to use in my project and is useful as an alternative method for identity verification. For example, it could be used for opening doors, lock, safes and many...

MPU6050 and 3D cube

<strong>🕒 5 min read</strong> Time to rotate a virtual cube on a 0.96″ OLED Display! In this tutorial, I’ll be using the MPU6050 to get the acceleration values of the X-axis and the Y-Axis, which would then be...

Getting location co-ordinates using the GPS shield

<strong>🕒 5 min read</strong> Ever wanted to know your exact location on Earth? Or you wanted to know how fast you are moving? A GPS is what we need. But what if I want to determine all this...

Bending with flex sensors

<strong>🕒 2 min read</strong> Flex sensors are relatively helpful in determining how much bent there is on a particular object. For example, you can use flex sensors on a glove to determine how much you bend your fingers....

Detecting motion using PIR Motion Sensor

<strong>🕒 2 min read</strong> Have you ever wanted to know how a device that warns you when someone broke into your house while you are asleep in the middle of the night? Or how the lights are turned on automatically when you...

Simple Electronic Compass

<strong>🕒 2 min read</strong> This is a simple electronic compass display project, which uses the HM55B compass module to determine the North direction. The LEDs will be used to indicate where North is. When the module is facing north, the...

Light intensity indicator with 7-segment LED display

<strong>🕒 2 min read</strong> This is similar to the other light intensity indicator tutorial. In this tutorial, the 7-segment LED display will be used to display the intensity of the light received by the photo resistor, mapping the light intensity...

LED Light intensity indicator

<strong>🕒 < 1 m read</strong> This is a simple light intensity indicator using a photo-resistor and 3 LEDs. It indicates the amount of light available around the photo-resistor with a range of 3 LEDs. Arduino UNO board will be used...